Daily Archive: November 18, 2016

Nov 18

WEC: No.8 Audi takes pole position in Bahrain for final race

Porsche 919 Hybrids to start second and third on the grid for the finale

2016-11-17-Friday-0024 In Audi Sport Team Joest’s final WEC qualifying session Lucas Di Grassi sets incredible fastest lap of 1m 38.828s to take pole position after Oliver Jarvis sets initial benchmark in No.8 Audi R18. The Porsche Team with the two 919 Hybrids achieved a good qualifying result in Bahrain.

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Nov 18

New step in ERC Junior format targets career progression

Successful ERC Junior Championship to keep running open R2 category for drivers Under 27

New step in ERC Junior format targets career progeession The FIA ERC Junior Championship is in line for an exciting format change from 2017, with a career progression opportunity and a prize package up for grabs. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 18

Gunther leads SJM Theodore Racing by Prema qualifying charge

“I’m not a believer in luck, but that was probably the worst luck I’ve ever had here! I had a lap to go P4”

Gunther leads SJM Theodore Racing by Prema qualifying charge SJM Theodore Racing by Prema ended qualifying for the 63rd running of the Macau Grand Prix with all three cars in the top 10 on the grid for the qualification race on Saturday. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 18

‘Big change’ will allow teams to develop in 2017 – Button

“That will make the racing a lot more fun”

2016-10-23_72328 Jenson Button has teased the overhaul in technical regulations for the 2017 season will see F1 return to the days of when in-season development and upgrades will make a noticeable difference to results over the course of the year. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 18

Tickets on sale now for Mexico City ePrix on April 1

Special promotion for ‘El Buen Fin’ in Mexico

Tickets are now on sale for the 2017 FIA Formula E Mexico City ePrix, offering fans the opportunity to watch the all-electric racing series on its second visit to the historic Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez on April 1.

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Nov 18

Robert Wickens: “I’m happy with massive progress I made”

The 2016 season was the best in Robert Wickens’ DTM career to date

Robert Wickens: All in all I can be proud of my achievements in the 2016 DTM season.In six of the first 12 races contested, the Canadian made it to the podium and won a race both at Zandvoort and Moscow. A not to competitive final third of the season, however, cost him the chance of winning the title. Nonetheless, he was the best Mercedes-AMG driver and finished fourth in the championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 18

WEC: Festival of Motorsport and entertainment for all in Bahrain!

Bapco 6 Hours of Bahrain

2016-11-17-Thurasday-0119 This weekend’s Bapco 6 Hours of Bahrain, taking place at the impressive Bahrain International Circuit in Sakhir between 17-19 November, headlines an all-encompassing festival of motorsport.

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Nov 18

WRC: Fired up Mikkelsen leads in Australia

Andreas Mikkelsen led Kennards Hire Rally Australia on Friday night after heading the leaderboard for most of a hot and dusty day in New South Wales

Spurred on by the knowledge that he must win this final round of the FIA World Rally Championship to stand a realistic chance of securing the runners-up spot, Mikkelsen was 15.4sec ahead of Volkswagen Polo R team-mate Sébastien Ogier.

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